Re: [gardeners] Re: Sunflowers

George Shirley (
Tue, 25 Jun 2002 10:24:23 -0500

You got a picture we can post somewhere for folks to look at?


Janni wrote:
> We can't figure out how we have tomato plants growing in odd places outside
> our garden. My mystery plant has been knocked askew  by a tornado, slept on
> by the big dogs, stepped on by the grandkids, and still it blooms and
> flourishes. Wish I could identify it!!
> Janni
> 6/25/02 -0700, you wrote:
> >Hi, George,
> >
> >I was out in our garden watering near sunset yesterday and noticed that
> >the sunflowers, although not in flower yet (buds are maturing, visibly,
> >daily), the buds follow the sun.
> >
> >BTW, those "visitors" in our garden are really resilient. One plant grew
> >up between cracks in the garden walk, making it impossible to remove. It
> >is right on the path, the only path, to carry the green can (yard waste)
> >to the curb for pickup. That plant has been run over weekly, keeps on
> >picking itself up and growing some more. I wish that everything in our
> >garden were that spunky!
> >
> >Ron